Worker processes

Dave Cheney dave at
Wed May 7 09:56:02 MSD 2008


Unless you are doing a LOT* of static IO, you won't need more than 1  
worker process.



* to define a LOT, we serve 1.5m dynamic hits with 32 mongrels over 3  
machines using 1 nginx worker. Cpu usage, including compression, 5% max.

On 07/05/2008, at 3:37 PM, Jason Lee wrote:

> Hello,
> I am running Nginx as a reverse proxy with Mongrel. I haven't been  
> able
> to find a clear example of what to set the worker_processes at. I'm
> running 10 mongrels and trying to find the sweet spot for Nginx.
> If anyone has any insight in this, it would be appreciated.

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